March comes in like a lion’s game

Last Saturday was aired on NHK the second chapter of 3月のライオン March comes in like a lion. During the episode was aired a Shogi game that corresponded to Habu and Fujii 16 years ago while they were disputing Ryuuou title. Habu’s wife twitted that on Saturday night while she was seeing the anime whith her husband. Habu remembered that game, even 16 years have already past. Here is the tweet of Habu’s wife with the…

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Opening of March comes in like a lion

Finally the anime of March comes in like a Lion was aired on japanese public TV NHK. It was a nice chapter where we were introduced to the main characters very loyal to the manga. The anime had a great reception for all shogi fans and for anime viewers.

The opening song, called Fighter, was made by Bump of Chicken.

3月のライオン meets BUMP OF CHICKEN


Shogi in culture – March comes in like a lion

March comes in like a lion – 3月のライオン – is a manga that started to serialize as a manga on year 2007 at the magazine Young Animal. The series are set in Tokyo and is about a 17 years old Shogi Player named Kiriyama Rei. He lost his parents in a car accident when he was in primary school and a friend of his father, a Shogi player called Koda Masachika – 幸田 柾近 – took care of…

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